Miriam Beauchamp, PhD, is Full Professor in developmental neuropsychology at the University of Montreal (Canada) where she leads the ABCs developmental neuropsychology laboratory (www.abcs.umontreal.ca). She is also a researcher at the Ste-Justine Hospital Research Center and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University. Between 2006-2009 she completed CIHR-funded post-doctoral training at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute with Dr. Vicki Anderson. In 2009 she received a Career Development Award from the Quebec Health Research Funds (FRQS) for her research program in pediatric traumatic brain injury. She received the International Neuropsychological Society Early Career Award (2015) and the International Brain Injury Association Early Investigator Award (2019) in recognition of her work in the area of pediatric traumatic brain injury. She was also awarded the inaugural Prix du Québec – Relève scientifique in 2017. In 2019 she was inducted to the College.
Her clinical research program focuses on understanding the consequences of pediatric traumatic brain injury and concussion and her work at the crossroads of humanities and neuroscience seeks to improve social competence through the development of innovative social cognition assessment and intervention tools using technologies such as virtual reality, serious video games and digital health applications.
Dr. Beauchamp currently serves as a Junior Trustee of the International Brain Injury Association.